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Athletic Training

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Athletic Training Skills  
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging world of athletic training.

Jump into an Athletic Career

The Athletic Training Pathway gives students the opportunity to learn, build and refine skills needed not only in college, but in their careers as well. Students will learn about biomechanics, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, and methods of rehabilitation – helping lay a strong foundation that could serve them in multiple careers. This integrated, immersive, multi-year sequence of career guidance, coursework, and work-based learning gives students a jump start toward an accelerated athletic training career.

Career Pathways helps students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path that they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new career in athletic training. Classes include:

  • Sports Medicine
  • ROP Honors Athletic Training

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of athletic training. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences include:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Workplace Tours
  • On or Off Site Internships
  • Certifications

Valuable Training For Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in athletic training with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Kinesiology
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Rehabilitation
  • Athletic Trainer

Industry Average: $45,000 - $80,000/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 15% or Higher

Ready to Take a Leap?

Contact your college & career technician for availability. 
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Jasmine Semental
(805) 278-5500

A True Path to Helping Athletes

Whether you’re passionate about fitness or interested in a career in kinesiology, Rio Mesa’s Athletic Training Pathway can help you reach your potential in the field. The Athletic Training Pathway will not only teach you about proper fitness, but also educate you on the mechanics of human body and the fundamentals of sports medicine. This strong foundation will enable you to hit the ground running in college and career!

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AS Kinesiology


BS Kinesiology & Public Health